MA Open Essay 2
MA Open Essay 2 2024-25
School Of Arts, Culture And Language
Module - Semester 2
Each module is taught by up to six individual supervisory tutorials, one hour each, the exact timing across the semester to be agreed between tutor and student. QXE4012 is taken by all students taking the English MA.
-threshold -(C) Is able to summarise existing critical positions; is able to present an argument supported by appropriate evidence from both primary and secondary sources.
-good -(B) Is able to develop ideas and techniques found in existing critical work, and is aware of relevant theoretical questions; structures his/her argument clearly.
-excellent -(A) Writes persuasively, with precision and circumspection, demonstrating the potential to produce fresh critical insights into the chosen text(s), and to place these insights into the context of the main lines of relevant critical traditions; aware of relevant theoretical questions.
- The ability to incorporate primary and secondary evidence in an essay, as appropriate to the chosen topic, and to document it using a specified system of annotation.
- The ability to present an argument that takes due note of the current state of scholarship in its field.
- The ability to structure a complex argument in essay form, the length of the essay not exceeding 5000 words.
- The ability to write persuasively and unambiguously.